Rosatom will not restrict commercial deliveries of uranium in the United States, announced the Corporation, commenting on the rumors about a possible response to sanctions by Washington. In mid-October, was suspended agreement with the US on the disposal of weapons-grade uranium, and later the Ministry of foreign Affairs has announced some asymmetric responses in the event of further tightening of restrictions. About the possible termination of uranium in the United States reported by the source Agency Reuters.
Rosatom on Sunday said that their business with U.S. stimulus should not touch: “In connection with publications of the American online media about allegedly preparing in response to the US imposed anti-Russian sanctions – restrictions in the supply of uranium products to U.S. companies, the Corporation from all liability claims,
that from the Russian side no measures to restrict the supply of uranium
products in the American market are not considered. Commercial
cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy is based
on long-term contracts that are subject to unconditional execution”.
The Corporation also said that the Department “Techsnabexport” operates on the world market for 40 years and “perfectly fulfilling contractual obligations, even in the most difficult periods in Russian-American relations.” “Today there is no reason to question the reliability of Russian supplies,” – said the first Deputy head of “Rosatom” Kirill Komarov, quoted by “Interfax”.
Earlier, Russia suspended the agreement between Rosatom and US Department of energy on the translation of research reactors to low enriched uranium because of the termination of Washington’s work in this area in connection with the conflict in Ukraine. At the same time, Moscow emphasized that the plan to meet its obligations under the agreement and to complete the work for all contracts resemble “Vedomosti”.